flinders

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably of Scandinavian origin: compare Norwegian flindra (splinter).

Noun[edit]

flinders (uncountable)

  1. (plural only) fragments, splinters
    • 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked
      The heat brought sweat and the sweat blinded. Black flinders gyrated in the fiery air like bats.

Etymology 2[edit]

See flinder.

Noun[edit]

flinders

  1. plural form of flinder